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Mark Getty

Occupation  Founder and Chairman
Name  Mark Getty
Salary  Unknown
Role  Businessman

Religion  Roman Catholic
Spouse(s)  Domitilla Harding
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Born  July 9, 1960 (age 55) (1960-07-09) Oxfordshire, UK
Net worth  £315 Million GBP (approximately $483 Million U.S.)
Children  Alexander Getty, Joseph Getty, Julius Getty
Parents  Abigail Harris, John Paul Getty, Jr.
Siblings  John Paul Getty III, Tara Gabriel Galaxy Gramophone Getty, Ariadne Getty, Aileen Getty
Cousins  Kendalle Getty, John Gilbert Getty, Alexandra Getty
Similar People  Jonathan Klein, John Paul Getty - Jr, John Paul Getty III, J Paul Getty, Gordon Getty

Organizations founded  Getty Images
Grandparents  J. Paul Getty, Ann Rork

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Mark Harris Getty, (born July 9, 1960 in Rome) is a British-born Irish businessman and co-founder of Getty Images. A member of the Getty family, which originally made its money from oil, he is the son of American-British billionaire philanthropist Sir John Paul Getty, Jr.

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Career

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Getty attended Taunton School and read Politics & Philosophy at Magdalen College, Oxford.

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Getty began his career with spells at Kidder Peabody in New York and then joined Hambros Bank Limited in London. He co-founded Getty Investments LLC Group, which is the majority shareholder of the photographic agency Getty Images, with Jonathan Klein in 1993. Getty is the chairman of Getty Images. Under his leadership it has become a major supplier of both commercial and private photographs, especially for publications in the UK and US. Getty is a member of the board of Getty Investments LLP.

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In 2003, Getty inherited his father's majority holding in the Wisden Group.

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In 2004 Getty was re-appointed as a trustee of the National Gallery in London. He is a regular member of the Sunday Times Rich List.

Personal life

In 1982, Getty married Domitilla Harding, a member of the House of Lante Montefeltro della Rovere, at the Basilica of the Twelve Apostles in Rome. Together they have three children. His son Joseph married jewelry designer and socialite Sabine Ghanem at the same Basilica in May 2015.

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In 2015, Getty was awarded an honorary knighthood (KBE) for services to arts and philanthropy.

Getty is an Irish passport holder and lives at Wormsley Park in Buckinghamshire, England.

References

Mark Getty Wikipedia


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